Atlas Copco Scholarship

This scholarship allows the winner to spend a week of work experience with Atlas Copco in Australia, followed by two weeks with Atlas Copco in Sweden.

Applications for the 2016 Atlas Copco Scholarship are CLOSED and will reopen in 2017.

The Scholarship recipient will receive one week with Atlas Copco in Australia to experience first-hand Atlas Copco's alliances with the Australian mining industry.

The recipient will also spend one week in Sweden at the production facilities in Orebro, with Atlas Copco's R&D marketing teams. After this total product overview, the winner will spend the second week visiting Swedish mine sites.

The scholarship is open only to AusIMM Student members studying at Australian, New Zealand and Papua New Guinean universities in the final two years of their Bachelor's Degree in technical courses of relevance to the minerals industry.

2016 Winner

Photo:Ashleigh Walsh

Ashleigh Walsh is a final year mining engineering student at the University of Adelaide. She has been actively involved in the AusIMM Adelaide Student Chapter and the Women in Mining Network of South Australia, taking on leadership roles in both committees.

Ashleigh has also been involved in the South Australian Youth and Junior Parliament programs, as a participant, a mentor and a member of the organisational body over a period spanning 5 years. A highlight of the programs for her was mentoring the Migrant Resource Centre team and meeting a fantastic group of young change-makers in the process.

Past Winners

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